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Brunswick County News

Teen in custody facing arson charges

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videoAbout a week and a half ago three suspicious mobile home fires broke out in a Supply neighborhood. Full story...
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School bus accident sends one to hospital

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A school bus accident in Brunswick County school sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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Brunswick County remains without permanent sheriff

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Brunswick County will remain without a permanent sheriff, at least for now. Full story...
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Wallace Police detective dies, 14 wounded in Iraq attack

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videoWallace Police received some sad news today about one of their own. Wallace Police Det. Emanuel Pickett was serving in Iraq with the National Guard. He was killed there Sunday. Full story...
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Wilmington Marines thank community for support

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Lance Corporal John Wilson just got back from Iraq. The Ashley High School graduate spent seven long months overseas. He says it wasn't easy, but his days were often brightened by the support he got from the Wilmington community. Full story...
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Ex-Brunswick County Sheriffs' Dept. employee talks

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videoA women who spent five years working under Ron Hewett told NewsChannel 3 about the good, the bad and the ugly of what was really going on behind the scenes. Full story...
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Brunswick County debating how, when to replace Sheriff Hewett

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Since Ronald Hewett's suspension as the Brunswick County sheriff there has been a lot of debate and even confusion as to when and how to replace him. Full story...
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Sheriff Hewett indicted with embezzlement, obstruction

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett was indicted on four criminal charges at today's hearing: three counts of embezzlement and one count of obstruction of justice. Hewett's problems have grown dramatically since a federal investigation was launched in June. Full story...
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Caswell Beach morning call program

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Living alone, at any age, comes with its challenges. If you have an emergency and can't get in touch with anyone, you might not get the help you need. That's why the Brunswick County town of Caswell Beach, which tends to be a retirement community, has a new program aimed at checking up on people who live alone. Full story...
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Questions raised about Hewett's handling of missing persons case

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In August 2006, 28 year-old Billy Wade Russ went missing in Brunswick County. A seven-week search ended when Russ' neighbor found Russ' decomposed body in his backyard. Now, evidence evidence released in the suspension of Sheriff Ron Hewett suggests he could have done more in the search. Full story...
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Wildfire aftermath

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Forest officials are dealing with the aftermath of several wildfires burning in local counties. Full story...
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Brunswick Community College announces dance fundraiser

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Brunswick Community College has a new plan to make college more affordable. It's a fundraising event modeled after a popular ABC reality show. Full story...
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Brunswick County teenager missing

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Police in Brunswick County are looking for a missing teenager. Full story...
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Brunswick County could get hospice

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If you live in Brunswick County and have a family member who is terminally ill the closest facility to get in-patient care is in Wilmington. But that could be changing. Full story...
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Spring Festivities in Southport

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Spring is here. And in Southport that means it's time for the spring festival. Full story...
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